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2021 Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New Mexico

3 Colleges
804 Bachelor's Degrees
$27,098 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New MexicoEngineering is one of the most popular subjects to study in New Mexico. With 804 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 3rd out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.6% of all the engineering bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New Mexico ranking looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's in engineering. The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great engineering programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the engineering program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

2021 Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students in New Mexico

The colleges and universities below are the best for non-traditional students studying engineering.

Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology tops the 2021 list of our schools in New Mexico that are best for non-traditional engineering students. Located in the remote town of Socorro, New Mexico Tech is a public college with a small student population. New Mexico Tech also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Engineering in New Mexico rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 5.6%. 71 of New Mexico Tech students are exclusively distance learners. About 420 of the students at New Mexico Tech are attending part time.

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New Mexico State University - Main Campus comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. NMSU Main Campus is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Las Cruces. NMSU Main Campus also made our Best Colleges for Engineering in New Mexico list, coming in at #3.

Approximately 4,521 students take at least one class online at NMSU Main Campus. 3,156 of NMSU Main Campus students are attending part time. NMSU Main Campus does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of New Mexico - Main Campus. Located in the city of Albuquerque, UNM is a public college with a very large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UNM, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Engineering in New Mexico ranking.

There are approximately 7,371 students at UNM that take at least one class online. There are roughly 7,422 part time students in attendance at UNM. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Engineering Colleges in the Southwest Region

Explore all the Best Engineering Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Southwest Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Arizona 3,055
Texas 10,120
Oklahoma 1,695

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 361
Electrical Engineering 173
Chemical Engineering 138
Civil Engineering 129
General Engineering 128

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Majors Similar to Engineering

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 624
Computer & Information Sciences 536
Physical Sciences 342
Engineering Technologies 289
Mathematics & Statistics 216

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 3 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
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